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San Francisco Chronicle Folding Food Section? Or ‘Reinvesting’ in Coverage?

November 13, 2013 | 2:20 pm

San Francisco Chronicle Folding Food Section? Or ‘Reinvesting’ in Coverage?

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New York Times says the food section will go away. But the Chron says food coverage will live on.

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San Francisco Chronicle to Stop Calling Washington NFL Team ‘Redskins’

October 30, 2013 | 10:20 am

San Francisco Chronicle to Stop Calling Washington NFL Team ‘Redskins’

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Chronicle Managing Editor Audrey Cooper tells Politico: “Make no mistake, Redskin is a slur.”

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After Only Four Months the Chronicle Kills its Paywall

August 13, 2013 | 5:58 pm

After Only Four Months the Chronicle Kills its Paywall

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On Monday the San Francisco Chronicle announced to staff that the paper will end its short-lived paywall separating Chronicle and SFGatecontent. All Chronicle content will now also appear on SFGate. In a memo, Chronicle executives Joanne Bradford and Jeffrey Johnson said that they believe “we can grow the SFGate audience and revenue faster by having […]

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Yahoo to Move into Chronicle Building as Tech Office Grab in S.F. Intensifies

August 2, 2013 | 10:39 am

Yahoo to Move into Chronicle Building as Tech Office Grab in S.F. Intensifies

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Yahoo is moving its San Francisco offices from the Financial District to the iconic San Francisco Chronicle building at Fifth and Mission, according to a post on Yahoo’s Tumblr blog. “We’re designing a cool, fun and beautiful space to inspire collaboration and innovation,” writes Jacqueline Reses, Yahoo’s chief development officer. “We love the symbolism of […]

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March 25, 2013 | 4:53 pm

San Francisco Chronicle Launches Paywall; Reporters Launch Twitter Strike

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You can blame Craigslist or Google or blogs like this one. However you look at it, the Internet has disrupted the newspaper business. And the latest changes at the San Francisco Chronicle show that the upheaval isn’t over. Over the weekend, the newspaper announced it will charge readers who want to read some of its […]

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Video: ‘Dear Abby’ Columnist Pauline Phillips On How She Started With SF Chronicle

January 18, 2013 | 10:31 am

Video: ‘Dear Abby’ Columnist Pauline Phillips On How She Started With SF Chronicle

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“Dear Abby” was the name of a column, not a person. But the moniker fit Pauline Phillips, better known to readers by her pen name of Abigail Van Buren, who became very dear, indeed, to fans around the world after getting her start at the San Francisco Chronicle in 1956. Phillips died of Alzheimer’s disease […]

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September 29, 2011 | 11:13 am

Video: Sarah Palin in Praise of Herb Caen?

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Huh. Maybe Sarah Palin does read the papers after all. In the video below, is she unconsciously yearning for a candidate in the mold of the late whimsical Chronicle columnist Herb Caen, whose ellipses-laden prose won him a Pulitzer and the adoration of several generations of San Franciscans? Or is it just a random slip […]

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June 30, 2011 | 10:29 am

A Musical Homage to the Chronicle Crime Reporter: The Ballad of Henry K. Lee

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I don’t think you have to do exactly what I do every morning to fully appreciate the video below, but it would probably help. See, it’s my 6:30 a.m. pleasure each day to sift through a hundred or so articles from Bay Area media, culling the most important news for inclusion in our Morning Splash […]

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San Francisco Earthquake: A Voice from ’06

April 18, 2011 | 2:44 pm

San Francisco Earthquake: A Voice from ’06

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Update: The U.S. Geological Survey says that little shake we had was a 3.8 magnitude quake, centered on the San Andreas Fault just southeast of Pacifica. If you’re keeping score at home, that epicenter is only about 10 or 12 miles southeast of the epicenter of the 1906 quake. Update: At 2:58 p.m. PDT, we […]

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